Wed., November 7, 2012 2:32am
The nation re-elected President Barack Obama Tuesday for a second term in the White House. He told supporters that they deserve credit for his re-election victory. Obama tweeted, "This happened because of you. Thank you." Obama claimed the election with wins in Ohio, Iowa, New Hampshire, Colorado and Virginia. Georgians, however, voted overwhelmingly for Romney to hand him the state's 16 electoral votes.
Thu., November 1, 2012 4:06pm
John Barrow is in the fight of his political life. But his conservative Republican challenger sees strength in new district boundaries and anti-Obama sentiment.
Sat., August 11, 2012 9:38am
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has selected Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan to be his running mate. The candidate made his announcement to supporters via a phone app, saying -- quote -- "Mitt's Choice for VP is Paul Ryan."
Mon., May 21, 2012 11:00am
Gov. Nathan Deal says he's supporting Mitt Romney for president and he's confident Georgia voters will too.
Thu., April 26, 2012 4:16pm
Former Congressman Newt Gingrich says he will suspend his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination. Georgia’s primary was one of only two he captured. And the state’s delegates may be pledged to the former U.S. House Speaker through the Republican National Convention in August.
Wed., April 25, 2012 3:00pm
Two advisers to Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich say he will formally end is campaign next Tuesday and will likely to endorse Mitt Romney.
Tue., March 6, 2012 7:58am
Voters are heading to polls across Georgia with much on the line for former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, who is looking to regain momentum in the race for the Republican presidential nomination. The polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.
Mon., March 5, 2012 9:17am
Newt Gingrich is holding a lead in Georgia as the state readies for Tuesday's presidential primary. A new poll of likely GOP voters found that 38 percent plan to vote for Gingrich.
Fri., March 2, 2012 5:58pm
Super Tuesday is days away and presidental hopefuls are making their final pushes in Georgia. Mitt Romney's wife Ann made two appearances in Atlanta Thursday and Rick Santorum is scheduled to stop in Macon on Monday. Newt Gingrich visited Savannah and Brunswick Friday.
Thu., March 1, 2012 4:00pm
When Newt Gingrich campaigns in coastal Georgia, it'll be an unusual stump for a presidential candidate. The state's largest metropolitan area, Atlanta, usually gets the appearances of would-be presidents, while the rest of the state watches from afar. But don't take it personally. It's all about money.